M arlise is currently a visiting researcher at ACMS and a PhD Candidate with the International Centre for Reproductive Health, Ghent University. Her research interests lie in feminism and HIV/AIDS with a particular focus on sex work and gender based violence.
Vearey, J., Richter, M, Núñez, L. and Moyo, K. (2011) HIV prevention in the workplace and beyond: the importance of engaging with migration, urban livelihoods and the “informal economy” in South Africa. African Journal of AIDS Research 10(supplement): 381–391
Delva W, Richter M, De Koker P, Chersich M, Temmerman M (2011) Sex Work during the 2010 FIFA World Cup: Results from a Three-Wave Cross-sectional Survey. PLoS One 6(12): e28363.
M. Richter & D. Massawe “Did South Africa’s soccer bonanza bring relief to sex workers in South Africa? The 2010 FIFA World Cup and the impact on sex work” Agenda No.50, 2010, 105-115.
ML Richter, WDF Venter, A Gray “Home self-testing for HIV: AIDS exceptionalism gone wrong” South African Medical Journal 2010 Oct 1;100(10):4198.
C. Bodin & M.Richter “Adult, Consensual Sex Work In South Africa – The Cautionary Message Of Criminal Law And Sexual Morality” South African Journal on Human Rights 2009, Vol. 25, Issue 2, pp 179 - 197.
ML Richter, MF Chersich, F Scorgie, S Luchters, M Temmerman and R Steen “Sex work and the 2010 FIFA World Cup: time for public health imperatives to prevail” Globalization and Health 2010, 6:1
M.Richter “Sex work, reform initiatives and HIV/AIDS in inner-city Johannesburg” African Journal of AIDS Research 2008, 7(3): 323–333
M. Richter ‘The Right to Social Security and people living with HIV/AIDS in the context of public sector anti-retroviral therapy” South African Journal on Human Rights Vol.22 Part 2 2006, pp.197-223.
M. Richter “Are nursery schools “nice places” for children with HIV/AIDS? - The case of Karen Perreira v The Buccleuch Montessori Pre-School and Primary (PTY) LTD, Sister Helga Crèche (PTY) LTD, The Minister of Education and the Minister of Social Development” South African Law Journal 2006, Vol.123, Part II, pp.221-231.
C. Hardy & M. Richter “Disability Grants or Anti-retrovirals? – A Quandary for people with HIV/AIDS in South Africa” African Journal of AIDS Research Vol.5 No.1 2006, pp.85-96
M. Richter “Affirmation to Realisation of the Right of Access to Information: Some issues on the Implementation of PAIA” Law, Democracy & Development Vol. 9 No. 2, 2005 pp. 219-234
L. Gerntholtz & M. Richter “Access of abandoned children and orphans with HIV/AIDS to anti-retroviral therapy – legal impasse” South African Medical Journal Nov 2004, Vol.94, No.11, pp.910-912
M. Richter “Pepping up the public health care system for rape survivors: AIDS activism and advocacy” Agenda No.60, 2004, pp.47-54.
T. Motebele & M. Richter “Medical aid schemes, HIV status and ‘material non-disclosure’” South African Medical Journal October 2003, Vol.93, No.10, pp.775-776
L. Gerntholtz & M. Richter “Young women’s access to reproductive health-care services in the context of HIV” Agenda No.53, 2002, 99-105, pp.99-105.
M. Richter “Aiding Intolerance and Fear: the nature and extent of AIDS discrimination in South Africa” Law, Democracy & Development, Vol.5, 2002(2), pp. 195-211.
L. Gerntholtz & M. Richter “Legal Developments in South African Law in 2003” Canadian HIV/AIDS Law & Policy Review Vol.9, No.1, April 2004, pp.57-60
M. Richter “The UNGASS Declaration of Commitment – how committed are six Southern African countries to transform their legislation?” Canadian HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review Vol.8, No.1, April 2003, pp.1, 14-19.
M. Richter “Pimp my ride for 2010: Sex work, legal reform and HIV/AIDS” The Southern African Media Diversity Journal Issue 7, 2010, 80-88.
D. Knapp van Bogaert & M. Richter “The Ghost of AIDS Denialism, Manguzi Hospital and Dual Loyalty” The Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine Volume 9, Issue 3, 2008, p 8 - 12, 14
M. Chersich & M. Richter “HIV testing and ARV prophylaxis for newborns without their mothers’ consent” The Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine Autumn 2008, p6-8.
G Meyer-Rath & M. Richter “User fees, transport costs, and the ethics of exemption: How free is free ART?” The Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine August 2007 pp.52-56
M. Richter & D. Spencer "Disclosure of doctors with HIV/AIDS on antiretroviral therapy” The Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine March 2007, p.44-47.
M. Richter “Roll-out of PEP services by the Department of Health: Taking Stock of the progress made after one year” Women’s Health Project Review Winter 2003, pp.15-16.
C. Hardy & M. Richter “ Choosing Disability Grants or Anti-retrovirals? - A grim choice for people with HIV/AIDS in South Africa” AIDS Analysis Africa Online Oct/Nov 2005, pp.4-5
M. Richter “Traditional Healers, HIV/AIDS & Human Rights in South Africa” in AIDS Analysis Africa Vol.15 (3), Oct/Nov 2004, pp5-7.
M. Richter “Customary law, gender & HIV/AIDS” Gender Research Programme Bulletin, Vol.1, 2004, pp.4-5,
M. Richter “AIDS-specific legislation in six Southern African countries” AIDS Analysis Africa, Vol.13(5), Feb/March 2003, pp.4-6.
M. Richter “Certain legal aspects of AIDS Discrimination in South Africa” in AIDS Analysis Africa, Vol.12(5), Feb/March 2002, pp.12-14.
M. Heywood & M. Richter “Is South Africa’s HIV/AIDS programme the ‘largest and most comprehensive in the world’?” AIDS Analysis Africa, Vol.13(1), June/July 2002, pp. 3, 14-16.
Other Articles & Editorials
M.Richter “Focus on where it counts, please” The Star 27 July 2010, p. 14.
C. Gould, M. Richter and I Palmary "Of Nigerians, albinos, satanists and anecdotes: A critical review of the HSRC report on human trafficking" SA Crime Quarterly, 2010, 2010. No.32, p.37-45.
M.Richter "The slippery slope of Prostitution Hill and being highbrow in Hillbrow" Heinrich Bolle Perspectives No2.10, p.16-19.
C. Gould & M. Richter “The Need for Evidence to Assess Concerns About Human Trafficking During the 2010 World Cup” ISS Today 23 Mar 2010.
M.Richter & D.Massawe “Serious soccer, sex (work) and HIV – will South Africa be too hot to handle during the 2010 World Cup?” South African Medical Journal April 2010, Vol. 100, No. 4, 222-223
M. Richter “Dressing down sex work” Mail&Guardian 29 January 2010, page 27.
Z El-Khatib & M. Richter “(ARV-) Free State? The moratorium’s threat to patients’ adherence and the development of drug-resistant HIV” South African Medical Journal June 2009, Vol. 99, No. 6, p.412-3
M. Richter “Are sex workers entitled to socio-economic rights? Separating myth from reality” ESR Review 2009 Vol.10 No.4, p.2-5
M. Richter “It’s not quite the Sex Act that consenting adults have in mind” Sunday Times 9 August 2009, p. 13
M. Richter “Adultery was once a crime too” The Star 14 January 2009, p.13.
M. Richter “Bread, baby shoes or blusher? Myths about social grants and ‘lazy’ young mothers South African Medical Journal Vol 99, Issue 2, 2009, p.94
Marlise Richter “Womb fee myth totally busted” The Star 1 December 2008, p.14
M. Richter “Does the power of overripe tomatoes and dusty photos equal that of the bomb?” South African Medical Journal July 2008, Vol.98, No.7, p.487
M. Richter “Of sex work and kite flying” Mail&Guardian 14 March 2008
M. Richter “Blood, sweat & tears” Mail&Guardian 3 August 2007
M. Richter “SAMA’s inward-looking approach to AIDS and ethics” South African Medical Journal July 2007, Vol. 97, No. 7, 474
M. Richter “The Need for AIDS Feminism” Mail&Guardian 9 December 2005
Chapters in Books
E. Cameron & M. Richter “HIV/AIDS and Human Rights in the context of Human Security” in HIV/AIDS & Society in South Africa A. Ndinga-Muvumba & R. Pharoah (eds) Durban: University of Kwa-Zulu Natal Press, 2008.
M. Richter “Gender and Health” in Health & Democracy A. Hassim, M. Heywood & J. Berger (eds.) SiberInk: Cape Town, 2007, pp.348-381 (Contributions by A. Hassim & J. Berger)
R. Roberts, M. Richter & M. Heywood “Traditional & Alternative Health Care” in Health & Democracy A. Hassim, M. Heywood & J. Berger (eds.) SiberInk: Cape Town, 2007, pp.200-225 (Contributions by N. Geffen)
Traditional Medicines and Traditional Healers in South Africa AIDS Law Project & Treatment Action Campaign Discussion Document, May 2004
Discrimination and HIV/AIDS AIDS Law Project Occasional Paper, May 2003, Commissioned by the Department of Health
Review of HIV/AIDS Legislation in six Southern African countries ALP Occasional Paper, May 2003, Commissioned by the Human Science Research Council.
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